This past September, Yoshihide Suga became the 64th Japanese Prime Minister, following the resignation of Shinzo Abe, who left the position in August due to an illness. The Japanese have the oldest monarchy in the world, with the line of ...

By: Rhondaya Fishburne and Bennett Rine The past year was a game changer for Hollywood. The COVID-19 pandemic forced theaters to close, drastically affecting profits from ticket sales, and many distributors decided to either delay their release of films or ...

In most countries, graduating from university is traditionally met with the expectation that graduates can land stable jobs and advance their careers in a competitive and hierarchical employment system. Japanese culture, in particular, emphasizes the importance of higher education and ...

In early September, multiple Chinese-national professors researching Australian Studies were stripped of their Australian visas on the grounds of security issues. The incident comes on the heels of reports that the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) raided the residences of ...

While several countries around the world have been forced to shut down yet again due to resurging COVID-19 cases, others are faring well and slowly beginning to open up. Desperate to salvage their economies, previously shut-down by internally-imposed lockdowns, certain ...

The resurgence of COVID-19 cases in South Korea has not only posed huge health challenges but also revealed deep political divides within the country.  Once citing fewer than 10 COVID-19 cases a day, cases have risen to triple digits since ...

An influencer sits in front of a table. Beside her are dozens of baby back ribs, a whole rack of lamb and a large bowl of noodles. In front of her is a large plate of shrimp, and surprise: another ...

On July 15, Russia quietly tested their newest space weapon, launching a mysterious projectile from the Cosmos 2543 satellite, which was, for all official purposes, meant solely to act as an inspection system. Despite the Russian Foreign Ministry declaring that ...

Since Rodrigo Duterte’s election in 2016, the Philippines President has been working to construct an “independent foreign policy,” whereby the country forms strategic relationships with non-traditional partners. Duterte has defined this strategy as a shift away from the country’s dependence ...

The lead-up to the release of Disney’s live-action remake of the 1998 animated classic “Mulan” has generated a storm of international controversy. The movie was partially filmed in the Xinjiang province of China, an area notorious for its ongoing oppression ...